Flughafen Zürich AG

Flughafen Zürich

Flughafen Zürich AG operates Zurich Airport, as well as eight airports outside Switzerland. Flughafen Zürich AG employs around 1,700 people at its Zurich site. 22.6 million passengers were recorded in Zurich in 2022, which equates to a little over 70 per cent of the 2019 volume. EEC takes into account only the company’s activities in Switzerland.

Energy and climate

In 2022, Flughafen Zürich AG continued with the development of its sustainability strategy. For example, it has raised its climate targets and is now aiming to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2040. To achieve this, Flughafen Zürich AG is firstly implementing measures to reduce its energy demand, for example by upgrading buildings and optimising air-conditioning systems. Secondly, it is pressing ahead with the switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources.


Under the EEC initiative, Flughafen Zürich AG has pledged to meet the following targets:

1. Increasing energy efficiency

Benchmark: 2018/2019

  • Target for 2026: +0.4%
  • Target for 2030: +7%

2. Switching to renewable energies

Thermal energy and fuels

  • Target for 2026: 9% renewables
  • Target for 2030: 22% renewables


  • Target for 2030: 100% from renewable sources

3. Producing green power


  • Production in 2021: 1.8GWh
  • Target for 2026: +0.4GWh
  • Target for 2030: +2.8GWh


Like all the participants, Flughafen Zürich AG has undertaken to implement the joint measures. In addition, Flughafen Zürich AG is also implementing the following individual measures:

1. Charging points and fast charging stations in public areas
2030: 75 charging points and one fast charging station

2. Charging points and fast charging stations on the airside
2030: 120 charging points and two fast charging stations

3. Utilisation rate of the aircraft power supply systems
2030: Target rate of 80%

4. Number of products in portfolio offering electricity from 100% renewable energy
2030: One product

Further information

Up-to-date information on the implementation status of this participant’s targets and measures is published in our Energy and Climate Report. Flughafen Zürich AG also provides information on its own website about its commitments in the area of energy and climate.